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Meaning of DAGUERREOTYPE

Pronunciation:  du'geru`tIp

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a photograph made by an early photographic process; the image was produced on a silver plate sensitized to iodine and developed in mercury vapor
 

DAGUERREOTYPE is a 13 letter word that starts with D.

 

 See Also: exposure, photo, photograph, pic

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Da*guerre"o*type\ (d[.a]*g[e^]r"[-o]*t[imac]p),
    n. [From Daguerre the inventor + -type.]
    1. An early variety of photograph, produced on a silver
       plate, or copper plate covered with silver, and rendered
       sensitive by the action of iodine, or iodine and bromine,
       on which, after exposure in the camera, the latent image
       is developed by the vapor of mercury.
    
    2. The process of taking such pictures.
    
    
  2. \Da*guerre"o*type\ (d[.a]*g[e^]r"[-o]*t[imac]p),
    v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Daguerreotyped} (-t[imac]pt); p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Daguerreotyping} (-t[imac]`p[i^]ng).]
    1. To produce or represent by the daguerreotype process, as a
       picture.
    
    2. To impress with great distinctness; to imprint; to imitate
       exactly.
    
    
 

 

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